Food Labels and Calorie Posting Laws: Their Use, Limitations, and Effectiveness as Tools in Addressing the Obesity Epidemic

Kowitt, Sarah Dorothy
2011

Heralded as an effective public health intervention for curbing rising obesity rates, food labels and calorie posting laws are often cited as tools that can facilitate healthier personal eating behaviors. This thesis aims to evaluate this proposition through rigorous examination of the existing evidence. Overall, the research indicates that food labeling in grocery stores and restaurants is effect... read more

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Undergraduate honors theses
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Public health
Obesity--Prevention
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